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  • Facing the consequences of power and fame

    Facing the consequences of power and fame

    The Maltese are known for their outgoing personalities (maybe too much) and for always helping out where and when needed. However, there are two things which can never be argued upon: village feasts and politics. One can imagine what happens when...

  • Poisons… a deadly weapon

    Poisons… a deadly weapon

    The premiere of the most anticipated new season of the fantasy drama Game of Thrones is fast approaching with Season 8’s end game planned to air on Sunday. Game of Thrones is based on the fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR...

  • Ceramic typology in the Middle Ages

    Ceramic typology in the Middle Ages

    Ceramic typology of the Middle Ages was exhibited for the first time by Heritage Malta over the weekend. The national agency organised an exhibition called Core and Periphery: Mdina and Safi in the ninth and tenth centuries at the Safi local...

  • Bells, past and present

    Bells, past and present

    Campanologist Kenneth Cauchi is the guest speaker at this month’s Magic Box event at the Italian Cultural Institute, Valletta, which will be held on Tuesday at 6.30pm. Cauchi has been interested in campanology – the study of bells and art of...

  • Long live the Queen - one of Europe's best Queen tribute bands in Għaxaq concert

    Long live the Queen - one of Europe's best Queen tribute bands in Għaxaq concert

    Għaxaq Music Events have become synonymous with high-calibre annual concerts and in the past have organised great shows featuring Modern Talking, Winter Moods and the Pink Floyd Project. This year’s concert, Long Live The Queen: The Ultimate Queen...

  • Concert by international pianist Phillip Dyson

    Concert by international pianist Phillip Dyson

    International pianist Phillip Dyson will perform a concert at St Augustine monastery, Valletta, tomorrow at noon. Dyson will be performing a repertoire ranging from the classical to modern jazz, including pieces from Chopin to Gershwin and Zez...

  • Baroque concert by Vibe at Vittoriosa church

    Baroque concert by Vibe at Vittoriosa church

    The Valletta Baroque Ensemble (Vibe) will performa concert entitled Mater Dolorosa, featuring music by Heinrich Schütz and Nicola Logroscino, at the collegiate church of St Lawrence, Vittoriosa, on Thursday at 8pm. This beautiful baroque setting...

  • Exhibition of local, Sicilian ceramists

    A collective exhibition of clay works from 17 local and Sicilian ceramists’ studios will be held at the Malta Postal Museum, Archbishop Street, Valletta, from today until April 27. Each artist has submitted two pieces of work – a mixture of...

  • Dumbo shows remakes don’t always fly

    Dumbo shows remakes don’t always fly

    Dumbo3 starsDirector: Tim BurtonStarring: Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Deobia Oparei, Alan ArkinDuration: 112 minsClass: PGKRS Releasing Ltd Continuing its run of live-action remakes of its best-loved animated movies,...

  • Naked God at Għargħur on Palm Sunday

    The story-line is known by almost everyone.  A seemingly virtuous man became very popular in his time because he performed miracles. He was deemed subversive and dangerous by the political/religious elite and was condemned to death. He is reported...

  • Lenten concerts by the choir of the Metropolitan Cathedral

    Lenten concerts by the choir of the Metropolitan Cathedral

    The Jubilate Deo Choir, which is the choir of the Metropolitan Cathedral, will be giving two concerts for Passiontide entitled Miserere. The concerts, directed by Maestro di Cappella Christopher Muscat, will be held at the choir residencies on...

  • Ave Malta, Mother of Dirt

    Ave Malta, Mother of Dirt

    You know how it is when you gaze briefly at the sun and then look away? You start to see dark spots everywhere; spots stain your vision after having looked directly at the source of light, ironically enough. I often wonder whether the same...

  • Summer courses at MSA for kids, youths and adults

    Summer courses at MSA for kids, youths and adults

    The Malta Society of Arts has just launched its anticipated schedule of summer courses, which includes morning, afternoon and evening courses for people of all ages. There’s something for everyone at the Malta Society of Arts (MSA), with courses...

  • Arja Nukarinen-Callus’ new exhibition opens in Valletta

    Arja Nukarinen-Callus’ new exhibition opens in Valletta

    Finnish-Maltese artist Arja Nukarinen-Callus will shortly present her new, self-titled exhibition Arja within the Art Galleries of Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta. In these oil-on-canvas paintings, executed during the last two years, Ms...

  • Karl Vella Foundation collective exhibition

    Karl Vella Foundation collective exhibition

    Acclaimed American poet Maya Angelou once said: “I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver”. The Karl Vella Foundation was set up in May 2014 after the death of Labour MP Karl Vella who, through his...

  • Gianni Morandi – 60 years of music

    Gianni Morandi – 60 years of music

    Those of my generation have grown up watching Italian TV, listening to Italian music and reading about Italian superstars. Gianni Morandi is one of them. Although Morandi is now 74 years old, attending one of his concerts, or watching him take...

  • Into the woods

    Into the woods

    Amid the trees and fields in a Bauhaus-style theatre on the outskirts of Munich, Veronica Stivala discovered the art of rural theatre and the artistic community that supports it What happens if you cross an architect with theatre studies? You get...

  • Music from the heart of Europe

    Music from the heart of Europe

    Boris Bizjak, a flautist from Slovenia, and Maltese pianist Marcelle Zahra, who both live in London, will perform a concert entitled Music from the Heart of Europe next Saturday at Malta Society of Arts in Valletta. The two full-time, freelance...

  • Watch: Jimmy Kimmel, Celine Dion gatecrash wedding ceremony

    Watch: Jimmy Kimmel, Celine Dion gatecrash wedding ceremony

    Popular presenter Jimmy Kimmel gatecrashed a couple’s wedding in Las Vegas and took singer Celine Dion and actor David Spade along for an unforgettable ceremony.  Kimmel on Friday concluded his week of broadcasts at Planet Hollywood by...

  • Big names lined up for Malta Jazz Festival

    Big names lined up for Malta Jazz Festival

    The world's top saxophone players, drummers and vocalists are among those on the line-up of this year's Malta Jazz Festival. The 29th edition will take place between July 15 and 20. The festival will feature Kenny Garrett, one of the world’s most...